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I Wanted to Be Wrong  R.E.M.

Standard tuning with the intro being most of the song. Even though i tabbed most
of it out...its pretty much just picking chords. pretty easy
Intro
[E] [E/F#]  
 
 e-----------------------------------|
 B------0---------------0---0--------|
 G------1------------1--1-1-1--------| Let notes keep ringing throughout
 D------2----2-------2----2----------| 4x
 A----2-----2------------------------|
 E--0----------0h2-2-----------------|

Verse (Very similar to intro)
Hold the chord and pretty much strum, but this is kinda what i do
[E] [E/F#]  
 
 e------------------------------------|
 B--------0-----------0---0-----------|
 G--1-1-1-1---1------1-1-1-1-1--------| ==>its easy to make the E/F# from the E
 D--2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--------| if you hold the 2nd frets of the E
 A--2-2-2-2-2---2--2-2-2-2---2--------| chord with your ring and pinky
 E--0-0-0-------0h2--2----------------| finger. Then use index to hit the

2nd fret on the bass E string for
the E/F# chord.
You know where I come from
you know what I feel
you're Yul Brenner Westworld
reporting from the field.
I threw it into reverse,
made a motion to repeal.
You kicked my legs from under me,
and tried to take the wheel.
Chorus
[A] [B]  
 
 e-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 B-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 G-6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8-----------|
 D-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------| 3x
 A-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 E-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|

I told you I wanted to be
Wrong, but everyone is humming
a song that I don't under--(start the intro guitar)--stand.
(Play intro 2 times)
2nd Verse(same chords as first verse)
now I know that the sun has shined
on my side of the street.
the basket of America,
the weevils and the wheat.
the milk and honeyed congregation,
scrubbed and apple-cheeked
salute Apollo 13 from the
rattle jewelry seats.
CHORUS again (written below)
[A] [B]  
 
 e-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 B-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 G-6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8-----------| 3x
 D-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 A-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 E-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|

mythology's seductive and it
turned a trick on me
that I have just begun to under---(start intro chords)stand.
(play intro riff twice)
[A] [B]  
 
 e-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 B-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 G-6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8-----------| 3x
 D-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 A-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 E-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|

I told you I wanted to be
Wrong, but everyone is humming
a song that I don't under--(start the intro guitar)--stand.
(PLay intro twice)
Humming Part (not really the exact amount of times to strum)
[B] [C#m] [D#m] [C#m]  
 
 e-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6-6----4-4-4-4-4---|
 B-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5-5---|
 G-8-8-8-8-8---6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6-6---| 3x
 D-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6-6---|
 A-9-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6-6----4-4-4-4-4---|
 E-7-7-7-7-7----------------------------------------|

[A] [Asus4] [A] [G]  
 
 e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
 B-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
 G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4----| 1x
 D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5----|
 A-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5----|
 E-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|

(verse)
the rodeo is staged, gold circle
goat-ropers and clowns.
a rumble in the third act, tie
'em up and burn 'em down.
we're armed to the teeth,
born a little breech;
blue-plate special analysts,
cells and SUV's
[A] [B]  
 
 e-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 B-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 G-6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8-----------|3x
 D-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 A-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 E-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|

we can't approach the Allies 'cause
they seem a little peeved
and speak a language we don't under(start to play intro)stand.
(Play intro twice) then:
[A] [B]  
 
 e-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 B-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|
 G-6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8-----------|3x
 D-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 A-7-7-7-7-7---9-9-9-9-9-----------|
 E-5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7-----------|

I told you I wanted to be
Wrong, but everyone is humming
a song that I don't under--(start the intro guitar)--stand.
(Play intro twice)
Humming Part 2 (not really the exact amount of times to strum)
[B] [C#m] [D#m] [C#m]  
 
 e-7-7-7-7-7---4-4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6-6----4-4-4-4-4---|
 B-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5-5---|
 G-8-8-8-8-8---6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6-6---| 3x
 D-9-9-9-9-9---6-6-6-6-6---8-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6-6---|
 A-9-9-9-9-9---4-4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6-6----4-4-4-4-4---|
 E-7-7-7-7-7----------------------------------------|

[A] [Asus4] [A] [G]  
 
 e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
 B-2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
 G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4----| 1x
 D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5----|
 A-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5----|
 E-----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|

(No guitar until the last "understand"==> ending with the intro)
storm into the boardroom of the conquering elite.
did you recognize the madman who is shouting in the streets?
destroy the things that I don't understand
destroy the things that I don't understand.

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